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DETROIT (AP) _ Detroit Tigers designated hitter Randall Simon left Tuesday night's game against the Seattle Mariners in the third inning with a swollen right elbow after being hit by a pitch by Freddy Garcia.

After being hit, Simon stayed in the game to run the bases. In the fourth inning, Wendell Magee pinch-hit for him.

X-rays were negative and Simon is listed as day to day.

Simon, who had a sacrifice fly in the first inning, leads the Tigers with a .306 batting average and 15 homers.